Synopsis: 19th July 2012 – A tropical wave
will exit the area this afternoon, resulting in much less unsettled weather
then. However, a low level trough system will likely cause a bit more unsettled
weather across the area tonight. Possible rainfall total for the next 24 hours
is 15 mm or 0.59 inch.
Today: Mostly cloudy with periods of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Chance of showers is 80%; chance of thunderstorms is
Tonight: Partly cloudy with brief showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Chance of showers is 60%; chance of thunderstorms is
Winds: The wind will be east-northeast at 13 to 19 knots
over land and 16 to 22 knots over open waters, exposed coastal areas and
elevated terrains. Gusts of 25 to 30 knots are likely in showers.
Seas: The seas will be moderate with waves near 1.8
metres or 6 feet. Cautions are in effect for small craft operators and sea
Barometric Pressure: The atmospheric pressure is above
Sunset today: 6:57
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Information disseminated by the Department is gathered from a number of
professional sources used or contracted by the DDM to provide such information.
This information is to be used as a guide by anyone who has interest in local
weather conditions. By no means can the DDM or the BVI Government be held
accountable by anyone who uses this information appropriately for legal
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